Embracer Group is becoming a nightmare and a threat

The big news in gaming this week is that Embracer Group has gone on yet another one of its spending sprees. This time around it has picked up everything from Tolkien’s Middle-Earth (from film to games), to Snow Bros. (Toaplan, in the company’s first-ever Japanese acquisition), and Limited Run Games (the publisher of short-run physical editions). The response to this news was a lot of chatter on social media and the like and far too much of it was enthusiastic. This is not good. Not for us, as the audience that cares about artistry in video games. Nor for the…

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